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03.12.13 Andy Cush

Here’s the latest and greatest example of the over-the-top, pop culture-themed cupcake trend: Blue Velvet cakes, featuring that infamous ear sitting atop a shock of green, suburban grass. Much better than red velvet cupcakes, amirite? Recommended pairings: Pabst Blue Ribbon and creeping existential dread. Baked by Alyssa Onofreo. (Photo: Alyssa Onofreo/Tumblr) […]

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10.31.12 Irina Dvalidze

STD cupcakes? Check. Horror cakepops? Check. Red velvet dripping bloody gore-heart? Thanks to Lilly Vanilli, officially check. This recent addition to the horror desert family: A red velvet sponge cakes filled with cream cheese and cherry glazed in blood. Will it satisfy your faux-cannibalistic cravings? Yum. Follow up with varicose vein cupcakes, severed finger toppings and maggot sprinkles, […]

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10.24.12 Irina Dvalidze

These are not the treats you are likely to see in your grandma’s oven… unless she’s aaawesome!  They’re no STD cupcakes, and yet… yum. Leeds-based baker Miss Insomnia Tulip is getting into Halloween with a series of cackepops inspired entirely by horror films. Suck on Leatherface, Michael Meyers, Freddy Krueger, Jason and Pinhead, all coming together in bloody harmony. Our […]

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10.15.12 Irina Dvalidze

Hunter S. Thompson was a cranky son of a bitch in his later years, but we doubt he could resist this disgusting sugary deliciousness. Nicola Shipley of Tattoo Cakes has served these up, appropriately inspired by the 1998 silver screen rendition of Thompson’s 1972 masterpiece Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The cupcake series include […]

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10.11.12 Lily Streeter

Gonorrhea, Syphilis and Herpes — oh my! Everyone hates STDs, unless they’re made of icing and located on these very pink and very revolting cupcakes. Are you game enough to ingest one of the cupcakes included in the “STD symptom awareness cupcake box” from blogger and creative director Jenni Powell a.k.a. “Miss Cakehead.” Featuring “boils, […]

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09.21.12 Andy Cush

For some reason, New York-based artist Jack Caesaro has spent the past three years riding his bicycle around the country, towing a giant, bright pink cupcake. To hear him tell it, “it’s a love story, a heartbreak story, a lost love. The girlfriend I made the cupcake for, we broke up. We were engaged, all […]

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